Towards Effective Policies to Tackle Youth Radicalization in the Pankisi Gorge

Immediately after returning from Istanbul, where I held a workshop for Georgian, Abkhazian, and Ossetian journalists for the European Union Monitoring Mission (EUMM) and Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR), I spoke at a closed meeting on youth radicalisation in Georgia's Pankisi Gorge.

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BBC Azeri: Azerbaijani Carpets reWoven

Last week BBC Azeri published my video report on reWoven, a sustainable development project to revive and sustain the art of traditional carpet weaving among Georgia's ethnic Azeri minority. I had interviewed Ryan Smith, reWoven's founder, over a month ago during an exhibition of some of the carpets made as part of the project, but only got to visit one of the villages where some of the weavers live last weekend.

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